LtCol Allen K. Solenberg, PhD

LtCol Allen K. Solenberg, PhD
MHA Deputy Director & Assistant Professor
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force
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Professional Summary:

Dr. Allen Solenberg is the Deputy Program Director and an Assistant Professor at the MHA/MBA Army Baylor Graduate Program since 2019. He holds a BBA in Healthcare Management and a MBA and earned his PhD in Health Policy and Management from the University of Kansas, School of Medicine. Dr. Solenberg is also a Lt Col in the United States Air Force serving in leadership roles since 2009.

Dr. Solenberg’s dissertation research was on disparities in colorectal cancer screening for people with spinal cord injuries and/or disabilities. Dr. Solenberg is interested in research on healthcare disparities, disabilities, and military healthcare. Dr. Solenberg is a CAHME Fellow and a HFMA Certified Healthcare Financial Professional and currently working on advancing his research for journal publication

Education:
  • 2019 – PhD Health Policy and Management, University of Kansas Medical Center at Kansas City, Kansas
  • 2009 – MBA, Aspen University, Denver Colorado
  • 2007 – BBA Health/Health Care Administration/Management, American InterContinental University, Schaumburg, Illinois
Courses:
  • · HCA 5213 – Health Policy (2020-present)

  • HCA 5V92 – Military Health Systems Management (2021)

  • HCA 5218 – Finance III: Financial Applications (2021)

  • MMGT 5425 – Healthcare Strategic Management (2020)

  • MBL 5310 – Selected Topics in Business Law (2019-2020)

  • HCA 5V92 – Seminar in Post Graduate Studies (2020)

  • MMKT 5371 – Marketing Management (2019-2020

Research Interests:
  • Health Policy
  • Disability
  • Disparities
  • Preventive Screenings
Selected Papers:
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. (2020). Barriers to colorectal cancer screening for people with spinal cord injuries and/or disorders: A qualitative study. Disability and Health Journal, 14(1), 100950.
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. “Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence for People with Spinal Cord Injuries and/or Disorders within the University of Kansas Health System.” (In Progress)
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. “What Primary Care Providers report about their Colorectal Cancer Screening Practices, Knowledge, and Recommendations for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries and/or Disorders.” (In Progress)
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. “Colonoscopy: The Ethical Dilemma of Proclaiming a Gold Standard?” (In Progress)
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. “Colorectal Cancer Screening Adherence based on Primary Care Provider Specialty.” (In Progress)
  • Solenberg Jr, A. K., Hall, J. P., & Brooks, J. V. “Colorectal Cancer Screening Disparities Among Black Americans with Spinal Cord Injuries: A Mixed Methods Study." (In Progress)
  • Schwab, S., Kim F., Law, W., Richards, M., Solenberg, A. “Task Delegation and Care Delivery within Blended Provider Practices: Evidence from the Military Health System.” (In Progress)